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Gib

n.1.A male cat; a tomcat.
v. i.1.To act like a cat.
n.1.A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; - usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.
Gib and key
(Steam Engine) the fixed wedge or gib, and the driving wedge,key, or cotter, used for tightening the strap which holds the brasses at the end of a connecting rod.
v. t.1.To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs.
[imp. & p. p. Gibbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gibbing.]
Gibbed lathe
an engine lathe in which the tool carriage is held down to the bed by a gib instead of by a weight.
v. i.1.To balk. See Jib, v. i.
Noun1.gib - a castrated tomcat
tom, tomcat
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